Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Lead Developer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 176 145
Rank change year-on-year +27 -31 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 47 38 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.22% 0.79% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.82% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 52 38 39
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% -3.59%
10th Percentile £41,375 £36,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £59,875 £56,250 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3704 4607 3756
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.46% 95.70% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3088 3466 3096
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Lead Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Birmingham

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Birmingham

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Birmingham

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, Lead Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 37 (78.72%) C#
2 36 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (61.70%) CSS
4 27 (57.45%) .NET
5 26 (55.32%) HTML
6 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
7 22 (46.81%) TDD
8 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
8 21 (44.68%) BDD
9 15 (31.91%) MVC
9 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
9 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET
10 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (27.66%) Scrum
11 13 (27.66%) Fintech
12 12 (25.53%) Retail
12 12 (25.53%) SQL
13 11 (23.40%) T-SQL
13 11 (23.40%) E-Commerce
13 11 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (23.40%) REST
14 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (19.15%) QA
15 9 (19.15%) Unit Testing
15 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (19.15%) Web Services
15 9 (19.15%) Legal
16 8 (17.02%) Business Analysis
16 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
16 8 (17.02%) WCF

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.26%) Apache
2 2 (4.26%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) GitHub
2 3 (6.38%) Office 365
2 3 (6.38%) SaaS
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Intranet
2 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.26%) Big Data
3 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.26%) MySQL
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.13%) QlikView
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.38%) gulp
3 1 (2.13%) Mocha
3 1 (2.13%) Subversion
3 1 (2.13%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (2.13%) webpack
General
1 12 (25.53%) Retail
2 9 (19.15%) Legal
3 6 (12.77%) Banking
4 5 (10.64%) Games
5 3 (6.38%) Finance
6 1 (2.13%) Law
6 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (61.70%) CSS
2 27 (57.45%) .NET
3 26 (55.32%) HTML
4 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET
5 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (23.40%) REST
7 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (19.15%) Web Services
9 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
9 8 (17.02%) WCF
10 6 (12.77%) CSS3
10 6 (12.77%) HTML5
10 6 (12.77%) jQuery
11 5 (10.64%) Sass
11 5 (10.64%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
12 4 (8.51%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (8.51%) LESS
13 3 (6.38%) Node.js
13 3 (6.38%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Fintech
2 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.64%) Online Games
4 3 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) Social Network
5 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Android
1 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (46.81%) TDD
3 21 (44.68%) BDD
4 15 (31.91%) MVC
5 13 (27.66%) Scrum
6 11 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (23.40%) E-Commerce
7 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (19.15%) Unit Testing
8 8 (17.02%) Business Analysis
8 8 (17.02%) SDLC
8 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
8 8 (17.02%) Web Development
9 6 (12.77%) Mobile Development
10 5 (10.64%) Game Development
11 4 (8.51%) Open Source
12 3 (6.38%) Customer Requirements
12 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Content Management
12 3 (6.38%) Presales
12 3 (6.38%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 37 (78.72%) C#
2 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.53%) SQL
4 11 (23.40%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.38%) PHP
5 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.38%) TypeScript
6 2 (4.26%) Java
6 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
1 3 (6.38%) MCSD
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Cognos
2 1 (2.13%) IBM
2 1 (2.13%) Xamarin
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